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  What is Science?
Science is an intellectual activity carried on by humans that is designed to discover information about the natural world in which humans live and to discover the ways in which this information can be organized into meaningful patterns.
Science consists simply of the formulation and testing of hypotheses based on observational evidence; experiments are important where applicable, but their function is merely to simplify observation by imposing controlled conditions.
Science is the most subversive thing that has ever been devised by man. It is a discipline in which the rules of the game require the undermining of that which already exists, in the sense that new knowledge always necessarily crowds out inferior antecedent knowledge.
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 The changing identity of the scientist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Science has become 'big', global and complex (Price, 1971), and the emphasis has shifted from the individual scientist to collaborative work.
Indeed, the object and direction of research in industrial laboratories are dictated by the corporate bodies who fund it and by the terms and expectations of their consumers and shareholders, which are often not in line with the doctrines of objectivity and impartiality of basic research.
Indeed, partisans of the belief that science is independent of society need to accept the view that changes in society and science go hand in hand, and they need to recognize their co-evolution to understand these transformations (Nowotny, 2003).
www.nature.com /embor/journal/v5/n1/full/7400061.html   (1840 words)

 Science Quotes
Science is nothing but trained and organized common sense differing from the latter only as a veteran may differ from a raw recruit: and its methods differ from those of common sense only as far as the guardsman's cut and thrust differ from the manner in which a savage wields his club.
Science is facts; just as houses are made of stone, so is science made of facts; but a pile of stones is not a house, and a collection of facts is not necessarily science.
Experimental science is the queen of sciences and the goal of all speculation.
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 AbfiMagazine.com - The Collective Wisdom of Celebrities
Science bestowed immense new powers on man and at the same time create conditions which were largely beyond his comprehension and still more beyond his control.
Science is the knowledge of consequences, and dependence of one fact upon another.
In science the credit goes to the man who convinces the world, not to the man to whom the idea first occurs.
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Science turns on thrusters needed to accomplish interplanetary cruise fields and particles data collection will be performed at slower turn rates in order to minimize hydrazine usage.
Science investigations continue onboard under the guidance of the Payload Operations Center at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL, except for the Human Research Facility, which is monitored and controlled from the Telescience Support Center (TSC) at the Johnson Space Center, Houston.
For details on ISS science, visit http://www.scipoc.msfc.nasa.gov. 8 June 2001 Expedition Two Commander Yury Usachev and astronaut Jim Voss performed their first spacewalk on the International (ISS) on Friday, completing all of their scheduled tasks smoothly and ahead of schedule.
www.lyon.edu /projects/marsbugs/2001/20010610.txt   (6129 words)

 1815 in science   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The year 1815 CE in science and technology included many events some of which listed here.
See also: 1814 in science other events of 1815 1816 in science and the list of years in science.
There is a case that can be made that this book should have been entitled British Tactics and the Experience of Battle in the Age of Napoleon, but this is still a valuable work that should be read and can be used with confidence as a reference.There IS a...
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Science is a method of investigating and determining cause-effect relationships.
Two kinds of science: Textbook science emphasizes the uncontroversial and the known.
Frontier science emphasizes the unknown and the controversies that surround it.
www.albany.edu /faculty/jlb81/part1.html   (2009 words)

 1813 article - 1813 1810 1811 1812 1814 1815 1816 Decades 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s - What-Means.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
1810 1811 1812 - 1813 - 1814 1815 1816
1813 is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar).
1813 article - 1813 definition - what means 1813
www.what-means.com /encyclopedia/1813   (429 words)

 1813 in science
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The year 1813 CE in science and technology included many events, some of which are listed here.
See also: 1812 in science, other events of 1813, 1814 in science and the list of years in science.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/1/18/1813_in_science.html   (116 words)

 Calcutta : Kolkata : Calcutta : History of calcutta : Kolkata history
When his friend and fellow — Derozian Krishnamohan Bandyopadhyay (1813 — 1885) was hounded out of his house for embracing the Christian faith, Dakshinaranjan gave him shelter in his own house.
Home science was one of the subjects of the journal.
Thus, they developed the background on which the science movements were shaped later on.
www.bangalinet.com /calcutta3.htm   (945 words)

 Foresight Update 22 Page 3   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Since it opened in 1989, the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, has taken great pride in its interdisciplinary approach to basic research.
In a November 11, 1994 lead editorial, Science lauded Beckman's multidisciplinary approach and described its nanostructure projects.
The Beckman Institute brochure, annual activities reports for some research groups, the biannual newsletter, faculty research profiles, and Institute technical reports may be obtained by contacting: Office for External Relations, Beckman Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 405 N. Mathews Ave., Urbana, IL 61801 USA; tel 217-244-5582, fax 217-244-8371, email jjones@director.beckman.uiuc.edu.
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 1812 in science   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The year 1812 CE in science and technology
See also: 1811 in science other events of 1812 1813 in science and the list of years in science.
Dickens and the Daughter of the House (Cambridge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture)
www.freeglossary.com /1812_in_science   (221 words)

 Internet History of Science Sourcebook
The achievements of this period have not been negated by the discoveries and theories of the late 19th and 20th centuries, but are now seen as accurate only with certain boundaries.
Andrew White: The Warfare of Science and Theology in Christendom 1898 [At Hanover]
This is one of the most successful, and early, statements on Materialism stemming from the conclusions of the New Science.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/science/sciencesbook.html   (2786 words)

 Chancellor's Distinguished Fellows: Persi Diaconis (UC Irvine Libraries)
The bibliographies are available in print at the Langson and Science Libraries and at each public event.
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 364.
The AMS-IMS-SIAM Joint Summer Research Conference in the Mathematical Sciences on Random Matrices and Their Applications was held at Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine.
www.lib.uci.edu /online/fellows/diaconisbib.html   (5247 words)

 Saint-Simon, Comte de Biography / Biography of Saint-Simon, Comte de Biography
In this he was one of the first ameliorators to argue for reform as an evolutionary necessity.
He argued that disorder was rampant because theistic Roman Catholicism, the spiritual basis of medieval society, was being undermined by the rise of science and secular philosophies.
Instead, he called for the creation of an integrative social science, grounded in biology, to help establish a new "positive" credo for secular man in the emerging social order.
www.bookrags.com /biography-saint-simon-comte-de   (848 words)

 1813   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
1813 in sports ---- List of state leaders in 1813
1813 is a common year starting on Friday.
It is licensed under the GNU free documentation license.
www.yotor.org /wiki/en/18/1813.htm   (438 words)

 Bibliographic Information
The wrinkled-seed character of pea described by Mendel is caused by a transposon-like insertion in a gene encoding starch-branching enzyme.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U.S. Lysenko, T.D. The situation in biological science.
Address delivered at the Session of the Lenin Academy of Agricultural Sciences of the U.S.S.R. Moscow: Foreign Languages Publishing House.
www.project2061.org /publications/rsl/online/SYLLABI/pollack/poll3.htm   (326 words)

 ScienceWeek   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In the more common case, too much metabolic activity reduces bioavailability, so, for example, a reactive hydrogen may be replaced by a halogen to block a metabolic process (5).
The recent changes in the way that synthetic chemistry is practiced in this environment center around new scientific advances in synthetic techniques and new technologies for rational drug design, combinatorial chemistry, automated synthesis, and compound purification and identification.
Although combinatorial techniques have found application in materials science, catalysis, and molecular recognition, the greatest influence of these techniques has been on drug discovery.
scienceweek.com /2004/sb040521-6.htm   (1743 words)

 A History of Mathematics at Rutgers
In 1874 he was elected to the National Academy of Sciences, and in 1887 he received the medal of the British Royal Astronomical Society.
Intending University Heights to be a science center, Rutgers built the Chemistry Building (Wright Labs) in 1951, and the Waksman Institute in 1954.
The Computer Science Department moved to its current location in the Hill Center in 1972, when the building was ready for occupancy.
www.math.rutgers.edu /docs/history.html   (13274 words)

 Long Baseline news
A story about the circumstances of the two papers is in the September 22nd issue of Science.
This experiment is planned near two 4.2 GW reactors in France which are scheduled to start early in 1996.
There is a story on the subject in 29 September issue of Science, page 1813.
www.hep.anl.gov /ndk/longbnews/9510.html   (648 words)

 Secondary Education
A minimum grade of C is required in *ENGL 1613 and *ENGL 1623.
CHOOSE THREE IAI laboratory science courses, with at least one course from physical science and at least one course from the life science category.
It is recommended that students complete either a life science or a physical science laboratory sequence.
www.kcc.edu /hs/choosing/transfer/seced.asp   (475 words)

 Henri de Saint-Simon
This priestly task was actually taken up by two of his followers -- Barthelemy-Prosper Enfantin (1796-1864) and Saint-Amand Bazard (1791-1832) -- who infected the whole movement with their bizarre mysticism and ritual.
Saint-Simon was crucial for the development of the social sciences: his call for a "science of society" on the same footing as the natural sciences, was highly influential on his disciple Auguste Comte and the sociologists and was the primary cause of the scientific pretensions of economics.
One could count Thomas Carlyle, Michel Chevalier, John Stuart Mill and the young Léon Walras as adherents of Saint-Simonism.
cepa.newschool.edu /~het/profiles/saintsimon.htm   (476 words)

 SCIENCE TEXTBOOKS AND HISTORICAL SCIENCE ONLINE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This page fills a gap that I noticed, in the lack of online science textbooks and historical works: the viewer is directed to the different sites using the approximate date that the book was written.
Even at the most general level the number of science books online is disproportionately small in comparison to the number of books online in almost any other sphere of interest.
I have deliberately been very inclusive, so that all the traditional areas of science are represented.
www.ntu.edu.au /education/online.htm   (1866 words)

 Effects of population and affluence on CO2 emissions -- Dietz and Rosa 94 (1): 175 -- Proceedings of the National ...
Effects of population and affluence on CO2 emissions -- Dietz and Rosa 94 (1): 175 -- Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
The Royal Society and the National Academy of Sciences (1992) Popul.
Copyright ©1997 by The National Academy of Sciences of the USA.
www.pnas.org /cgi/content/full/94/1/175   (2921 words)

 extra readings
This collection of journal articles is arranged by chapter of “Physical Geography: Science and Systems of the Human Environment” by Alan Strahler and Arthur Strahler.
There are as few as one or as many as five articles relevant to each chapter and are chosen on the basis of relevance, accessibility and interest.
M., and Gray, W. M., 2001, The Recent Increase in Atlantic Hurricane Activity: Causes and Implications, Science, 293, 474-479.
home.cc.umanitoba.ca /~benbow/phyread.html   (2050 words)

 Less Assembly Required -- 283 (5409): 1813 -- Science   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Less Assembly Required -- 283 (5409): 1813 -- Science
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The familiar liquid-crystal displays of laptop computers are often the costliest component because of the numerous steps associated with their fabrication.
www.sciencemag.org /cgi/content/summary/283/5409/1813g   (172 words)

 Nat' Academies Press, Biosafety in the Laboratory: Prudent Practices for Handling and Disposal of Infectious Materials ...
Laboratory personnel have specific training in the procedures conducted in the laboratory and are su- pervised by a scientist with general training in micro- biology or a related science.
Evans, N. A clinical report of a case of blastomycosis of the skin from accidental in- oculation.
Vivax-type malaria parasite of macaques transmissible to man. Science 131: 1812- 1813.
www.nap.edu /openbook/0309039754/html/83.html   (8051 words)

Rosenthal, R. Science and ethics in conducting, analyzing, and reporting psychological research.
Pomerantz, J.R. On criteria for ethics in science.
Rosnow, R. and Rosenthal, R. Statistical procedures and the justification of knowledge in Psychological Science.
www.usd.edu /~mgranaas/read771.html   (483 words)

 Scientific Quotes gathered on the Net
"The only physics Computer Science majors should comment on is maybe a brief discussion on the issues of electrons, physical limitations of spinning platters, and maybe what would happen if the dvd were to crash into the cd-rom."
"The term Science should not be given to anything but the aggregate of the recipes that are always successful.
"Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it."
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